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Opelika Man Hospitalized another in Custody after Early Morning Shooting

A man has been hospitalized after a non-life-threatening gunshot wound early Tuesday morning. According to Opelika Police, at 1:36 a.m. they received calls of gunshots in the 2200 Block of Star Street. There police found the suspect barricaded in a shed but the victim was found over a mile away at Whataburger on 2501 Gateway Drive. He was transported to…

Inmate Killed in Assault at Fountain Prison

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An inmate died Tuesday after an apparent assault at Fountain Correctional Facility in Atmore, the Alabama Department of Corrections confirmed. Tyrone Billups, 39, died from injuries sustained in an apparent inmate-on-inmate assault, a prison spokeswoman wrote in an email. The prison system said the death is under investigation. The prison system did not release a cause…

Montgomery Police Searching for Person of Interest in Attempted Murder Investigation

The Montgomery Police Department is searching for a suspect in an Attempted Murder investigation. Police say Sean White was assaulted on Wednesday, April 21, around 10:30pm, at the Rich’s Car Wash. The car wash is located in the 100 block of Perry Hill Road. The person of interest seen in surveillance footage is seen wearing a black hoodie, black sweatpants,…

MPD: Suspect Wanted for Assault at Eastdale Mall

The Montgomery Police Department is seeking the identity and location of a suspect wanted for Assault. The assault occurred on March 18, around 5:23 p.m., in the 1000 block of Eastdale Circle. The charges for the suspect are Assault 2nd Degree. If you have any information on the suspect’s location, call the Montgomery Police at (334)625-3790 or Crimestoppers at 215-STOP….

Former Student Sentenced to 20 Years for 2017 Lee High School Shooting

A former Robert E. Lee High School student will spend 20 years in prison for a 2017 shooting that critically injured a fellow student, District Attorney Daryl Bailey announced Monday. Judge J. R. Gaines sentenced Quinterrious Norman to 20 years for first-degree assault and discharging a gun into an occupied vehicle. Norman also received a 10-year sentence for third-degree burglary,…

Suspect in Thanksgiving 2018 Galleria Mall Shooting Indicted on Assault Charges

Attorney General Steve Marshall has announced the indictment of Erron Martez Dequan Brown, 23, of Birmingham. Brown faces two assault charges for his role in a shooting at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover. The shooting occurred on Thanksgiving day in 2018. The Attorney General’s office presented evidence to a Jefferson County grand jury which resulted in Brown indictment on February…

Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals Upholds Murder Conviction for Man Sentenced to 139 Years

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the reckless murder conviction of Ladarius Orlando Laffitte, 30. Laffitte also was charged with two counts of first degree assault. The reckless murder conviction on September 25, 2019 was for the death of Ashley Perkins. Due to Perkins’ parents (Richard Smith and Terri Dawkins) being injured, Lafitte was charged with two counts…